FAISALABAD: The police have arrested Abdul Latif, one of the main accused in the case of a murder of a police officer in Faisalabad last week. SHO Abdur Razzaq Gujjar’s wife Naseem Akhtar and son Abdus Samad have already confessed to the murder before a court. Gujjar was shot dead and his body burnt along with his car. Latif, 27, works for the Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (Fesco) and is Gujjar’s nephew, Sadar Sammundri police said. Latif is engaged to Naseem’s older daughter. Latif, Naseem and Samad served a drink laced with some intoxicant to Gujjar due to which he was unconscious for over 48 hours, according to investigators. Latif then shot him and also amputated his arms, after which he tied Gujjar with a rope and set his car on fire. Gujjar’s body was completely burnt, leaving no clues for identification.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 12th, 2011.